Good Morning, HR
Good Morning, HR
Apr 21, 2022
Data Privacy Regulations and Ethics with Jodi Daniels
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In episode 42, Coffey talks with Jodi Daniels about data privacy. The discuss the credentials businesses should look for when evaluating a privacy professional; online consumer tracking and targeting; state, national, and international privacy regulations; the difference between security, confidentiality, and privacy; individuals’ right to own data about them; how organizational ethics play into business’ use of personal information; determining which jurisdictions’ privacy regulations apply to information; identifying what data an organization holds and the different ways it is shared; the privacy implications of user-installed third-party apps; privacy challenges small and medium companies often face; and the risk of Siri, Alexa, and other listening devices in employees’ homes.

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About our Guest:

Jodi Daniels is Founder and CEO of Red Clover Advisors, a privacy consultancy, that brings data privacy strategy and compliance together with its flexible and scalable approach that simplifies data privacy complexity, refines, updates or builds privacy structure, and makes both the business and the legal issues accessible and actionable for all.

Jodi is a Certified Informational Privacy Professional and serves as the outsourced privacy office for companies. 

Jodi is co-host of the She Said Privacy / He Said Security podcast and a sought-after speaker and commentator on privacy issues.

Jodi Daniels can be reached at

About Mike Coffey:

Mike Coffey is an entrepreneur, human resources professional, licensed private investigator, and HR consultant.

In 1999, he founded Imperative, a background investigations firm helping risk-averse companies make well-informed decisions about the people they involve in their business.

Today, Imperative serves hundreds of businesses across the US and, through its PFC Caregiver & Household Screening brand, many more private estates, family offices, and personal service agencies.

Mike has been recognized as an Entrepreneur of Excellence and has twice been named HR Professional of the Year.

Additionally, Imperative is included in the prestigious Best Places to Work in Texas list and has been named the Texas Association of Business’ small business of the year.

Mike is a member of the Fort Worth chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and volunteers with the SHRM Texas State Council.

Mike maintains his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute. He is also a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

Mike lives in Fort Worth with his very patient wife. He practices yoga and maintains a keto diet, about both of which he will gladly tell you way more than you want to know.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Articulate the relationship between security, confidentiality, and privacy.
  2. Consider the ethical issues surrounding businesses’ use of personal information.
  3. Identify what data an organization holds and the different ways it is shared.
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